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administration released new documents on wednesday on nsa surveillance programs surely before a senate committee hearing. officials from the fbi, nsa, and justice department testified about the use of the foreign intelligence surveillance act to gather information on u.s. citizens. this part of the hearing is under two hours. >> good morning. today, the issue of committee will scrutinize government surveillance programs conducted on the foreign intelligence surveillance act or if i said. in the years since september 11, congress has repeatedly expanded the scope of pfizer and has given the government sweeping new powers to collect information on law-abiding americans. we must consider whether those laws have gone too far. americans have learned that one of these authorities, section 215 of the usa patriot act has been secretly interpreted to authorize the collection of phone records on an unprecedented scale. information was leaked about section 702 of fisa, which authorizes the collection of to medications of foreigners overseas. i do not condone the way these and other highly classified progra
of this program the nsa has access to everything you've done on the internet. the nsa says it's the widest sweeping region for gathering intelligence on the internet. it has led to the capture of hundreds of terrorists. the director of the nsa was the keynote speaker at a hacker convention in las vegas. during his comments he was heckled. >> why should we believe you're not lying to us now? >> i haven't lied to congress. >> he said the nsa surveillance programs are crucial and they are only used to track down terrorists, not spy on americans. >>> a bill to cut the costs of student loan fors >>> a bill to cut the costs of student loan for for millions i headed to the president's desk. the bill links the interest rates to the financial markets. right now most students are paying an interest rate of 7% on their loans. if signed into law, the bill will drop the current rates to about 3.8%. however rates could increase if the economy improves, but are capped at 8.25%. >>> president obama's health care overhaul has turned into a big win for a silicon valley company. the government just gave e-he
classified information about the n.s.a.'s surveillance program. he was at the russian airport, the now airport but we are getting this breaking news that the former spy agency contractor has now got were the paperwork necessary to leave the airport and get the temporary one year asylum in russia. >> we are will getting our first look at the fix for broken bolts on the new east were span of the bay bridge. crews are rating to get the repair project done. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo is in the newsroom. katie? >> we were able to go inside the machine shop where the parts are being fabricated. look at these models, helping you see the fix. the saddle is in purple on the broken rods and steel is threaded through the layers of the saddle and pulled type to clamp the rod. look at the manufacturing. you can so a 3" steel slab rolled into a u shape and another machine is carving out the trough the tendons written through. the engineers explains the process. >> it is tight with a lost stretch and you want to relax it. so what you do is put if this fixture, heat it up, relieve the stress. >
to nsa leaker edward snowden. next month's summit in russia still go on? can the white house let this happen without any response? all those stories and much more coming up on the "kudlow report" beginning right now. >> good evening, everyone. i'm larry kudlow. this is the "kudlow report." first up tonight, very strong start for stocks this month. the dow and s&p closing at record highs. by the way, it's the first time the s&p has closed above 1,700 points. with yesterday's dovish fed statement, you got solid earnings this quarter and some positive economic data with today's jobless claims. are we in the perfect climate for stocks? we never are but we have to ask our distinguished experts. first up, dennis gartman and we have ed bartowski. i want to go to my pal dennis gartman. you know better than i do, there's never a perfect scenario. when you think everything is perfect, it's not perfect. i wanted to ask you as you see the world, where's the fly in this ointment going to come from? >> well, i guess, larry, the fly in the ointment, though i'm not convinced there is one is rate
to fort such a tax. much of the talk this year is about admitted nsa leaker edward snowden was who given temporary asylum in russia today and where the next edward snowden may come from. the answer may surprise you. we may have more. >> reporter: tyler, normally here at black hat government security expert and independent hackers and private company executives who focus on cybersecurity work well together. this year, however, a lot of tension in the room, a much different story, the number one top pick of decision as you have said is the revelations about snowden about what the nsa is up to. >> people in the community are very, fairly skeptical. they are professional skeptics. >> reporter: the nsa's surveillance programs are a big top pick at the black hat conference since edward snowden leaked information in june. how much data the government is collecting, some say the biggest treat comes from an unexpected source. >> maybe edward snowden is the tip of the iceberg but i'm waiting for facebook leaker, amazon, some other search engine, somebody that has more data than we understand they
in their closing arguments. plus, after being stranded for more than a month, nsa leaker edward snowden has left the moscow airport. the question is where is he going now? we'll get the latest when "squawk on the street" comes back. in today's markets, a lot can happen in a second. with fidelity's guaranteed one-second trade execution, we route your order to up to 75 market centers to look for the best possible price -- maybe even better than you expected. it's all part of our goal to execute your trade in one second. i'm derrick chan of fidelity investments. our one-second trade execution is one more innovative reason serious investors are choosing fidelity. now get 200 free trades when you open an account. >>> we do have a new issue at the exchange, american homes, i think it's amf is the sticker symbol, of course -- amh, sorry about that, which is looking at the rental market. priced at the low end of the range and is trading lower by just a touch here at 15.96, i think priced at 16. we'll keep our eye on that. but overall some of the housing names are truly either in a short squeeze or respo
, that this program has provided any actual unique value for the american people. opposition mounts to the nsa's mass collection of the phone records of millions of americans, the guardian reveals the existence of another secret program, xkeyscore, the
at black cat. the head of nsa was also here today, chief alexander, giving a speech to this group. they want to reach out to the private sector, reach out to the hacker community. we caught up with him in the hallways after his speech, and we asked him what he thought should happen to edward snowden? >> do you think edward snowden should be able to come back and face charges here? >> i do. absolutely. >> what do you think will happen to him? >> that's up to our judicial process. i think he'll get justice. >> you think you want the russians to let them go? >> absolutely. absolutely. i think there is more to the story. >> just like we're talking days in which they're allowing edward snowden to stay in russia. they'll be giving him a one-year visa. he'll be able to stay while his application is pending. guys, they are talking about this story here. there is an undercurrent of sympathy for snowden at this conference. a lot of division of opinion as well. back to you guides. >> i'm sure there is. thank you so much, aman. >>> the ranking member of the house means committee is here today
the death penalty. >>> in a statement, nsa leaker edward snowden thanked the russian federation for granting him one year of temporary asylum, criticizing the obama administration for showing, quote, no respect for the law. the white house says it is extremely disappointed in russia's decision. president obama will meet with lawmakers on the nsa surveillance program. they deny a report that it tracks all internet data. in a statement to fox news the nsa says the allegations that the analysts can scour any individual's e-mails, chats, web searches, are quote, simply not true. we'll have a lot more on that throughout the day. those are the headlines. i'm jamie colby. back to lori and adam. adam: thank you very much, jamie. we have breaking news for you. carl icahn commencing litigation in a court in delaware against dell and dell's board of directors. that lawsuit seeks to prevent dell from changing stockholder voting requirements in the merger agreement, changing the record date which would allow new purchasers of the stock to vote on the deal. icahn is seeking damages from dell and its direc
to work for the nsa, leaked secrets about the u.s. surveillance programs. russia's move granting asylum for one year could deal a major blow in diplomatic situations between the two countries. >>> sentences day for cleveland kidnapper ariel castro. he is expected to get life in prison, for abducting and abusing amanda berry, gina dejesus, and michelle knight. knight is expected to give an impact statement, coming face-to-face with castro for the first time since the three escaped. >>> and some of the top stars of major league baseball expected to be suspended as early as today, in the league's latest drug scandal. sources say that the league is even threatening to ban alex rodriguez for life, unless he agrees not to fight a lengthy suspension. >>> and just in time for the new school year, president obama is set to sign a bill, rolling back student loan interest rates to just under 4%. they'll be tied to the market, fluctuating with the economy. >>> and san diego's mayor isn't giving up trying to get the city to cover his legal bills. eight women have come forward, accusing mayor bob fil
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